Regina Laska

Read the full story of how to make a full-scaled boatrefit of the HR 46 Regina Laska. From how she was found in Italy, transported to Ellös in Orust, all the discussions how to do, to the full refit of the boat. Read the complete story and follow the refit work step by step by clicking the link below to the Regina Laska’s web site:

 

 http://reginasailing.com/regina-laska-hr46-full-project/

 

 

You can also read about the project in the two articles in Yachting World:

Yachting World
Yachting World

Below you can follow the refitting progress from the beginning to a beautiful bird Phoenix - Regina Laska, or follow the reginasailing link above for even more details. Click images to enlarge.

Found in Italy
Found in Italy

Found in Italy

Adams Boat Care Refit
Adams Boat Care Refit

Rusty water is sippering between the keel and the hull

The old teak deck
The old teak deck

The teak deck has to be relaid

The hard top has to be replaced
The hard top has to be replaced

The hard top ceiling has to be changed

Leaking companionway
Leaking companionway

The companionway was leaking

New hatches are a must
New hatches are a must

The hatches are being replaced

All through-hulls must be replaced
All through-hulls must be replaced

All through-hulls have to be changed

The yacht has arrived in Ellös, Orus
The yacht has arrived in Ellös, Orus

Just arrived in Ellös, Orust

Even the hardest glue has to give in
Even the hardest glue has to give in

With the right tools and experience, even the hardest glue has to give in

The old teak deck is stripped off
The old teak deck is stripped off

The old teak deck is now completely stripped off

The old stove and sink are replaced
The old stove and sink are replaced

The galley is waiting for a new stove, a new sink, new water taps and a new worktop, etc.

The beginning of the new teak deck
The beginning of the new teak deck

The pieces around the stansions have been cut out by hand

The deck is ready to be vacuum glued
The deck is ready to be vacuum glued

The screws between the ribbons are removed later and do not destroy the teak

Vacuum all over the deck
Vacuum all over the deck

Carl checking the vacuum to the new vacuum-glued teak deck

A vacuum checking point
A vacuum checking point

Continous vacuum is crucial

The new teck deck is almost ready
The new teck deck is almost ready

The entire deck is almost ready

The engine is coming out
The engine is coming out

The engine is lifted out. It was very well maintained and needed just a service.

Engine room almost ready
Engine room almost ready

The engine room almost ready. A generator, red, is installed as well as a sauna unit, white.

Reconditioned ceiling
Reconditioned ceiling

The reconditioned ceiling. It is incredible what can be done when professionally refurbishing a boat.

Sanding the hull
Sanding the hull

Time for sanding. Not the most comfortable mode of operation

Regina Laska under way

The refurbished Regina Laska under full sails in her right element